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Celebration Regular Saver Bond
In celebration of our 150th year we have launched a Celebration Regular Saver Bond with a rate of 3.00% AER/Gross. If you like to build your savings with a monthly investment then this account may be right for you.

Please note this account can only be opened in person at one of our branch or agency offices.

Available in England and Wales.

Please note this account is limited issue and may be withdrawn without notice at any time.

Summary Box - Key Product Information:

Account Name Celebration Regular Saver Bond (Issue 14)
What is the interest rate?
  • 3.00% AER/Gross - Annual interest
  • Interest rate is fixed for 1 year.
  • Interest is calculated on a daily basis on the balance in the account.
  • Interest is paid annually at the end of the fixed rate term. 
Can Monmouthshire Building Society change the interest rate? 
  • No - the interest rate is fixed for 1 year (the account will mature 1 year from the date of opening).
What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a deposit of £300 every month for 12 months?
  • £3,658.68
  • We have worked this out assuming a £300 deposit is made every month for a 12 month period and no withdrawals are made during a 12 months period.
How do I open and manage my account?
  • You can open your account at any branch or agency office.
  • You can manage your account at any branch or agency office, by post or online (if registered with our 'My Accounts' service).You must be aged 16 and over and a UK resident for tax purposes to open and operate this bond.
  • The minimum opening balance is £20.
  • The maximum monthly deposit is £300.
  • Additional deposits can be made into your account as often as you like up to £300 per month.
  • The maximum balance allowed is £3,600.
Can I withdraw money?
  • No withdrawals from the account are allowed until after the maturity date.
  • The account may be closed without penalty or notice should the investor die before maturity. 
  • If you close your account before maturity, the account will not qualify for the 3.00% AER/Gross interest rate.  Any interest you have earned will be calculated at the variable rate of our Easy Saver account.
  • Your bond will mature on the first anniversary of the date of opening. We will write to you prior to maturity informing you of the investment options available at that time. If your instructions have not been received before the bond maturity date the proceeds of the bond will revert to the Society’s variable rate Easy Saver instant access account and will be subject to the interest rate and product terms and conditions of this account.
Additional Product Information 
  • This is a limited issue bond which can be withdrawn by the Society without notice at any time.
  • You can add to your savings at any time by cash, cheque or standing order.
  • AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded each year.
  • The gross rate is the contractual rate of interest payable before the deduction of tax.
  • You will only need to pay tax on any savings income you earn above your Personal Savings Allowance. The Personal Savings Allowance applies to the total savings income you earn from all banks/building societies and not just from Monmouthshire Building Society. Visit HMRC website at www.hmrc.gov.uk for more information.
  • The tax treatment depends on your individual circumstances and may change in the future.

 

Terms and Conditions:

It is important that you read the Specific Product Terms and Conditions and the General Terms and Conditions for Savings Accounts before deciding to open an account.

Celebration Regular Saver Bond (Issue 14) - Product Specific Terms and Conditions

1 - Account Opening

This account is available to new and existing Monmouthshire Building Society customers.

2 - Investment Limits

The minimum initial investment amount per account is £20; the maximum investment per month per account is £300.  Where funds are received in excess of the above limit, they will be returned either by cheque to the account address or by a faster payment to the account where the payment was received from.  The minimum balance per account is £20. The maximum balance allowed within your Celebration Regular Saver Bond is £3,600. Only one account per person is allowed or two joint accounts may be opened, per couple.

3 - Further Investment

You may add to your savings at any time, just call into your local branch or agency office with your passbook and deposit. If it is more convenient you can post it.  You can also make regular credits by standing order from your bank account. You can make any number of payments up to an overall total of £300 per month per account.  Where funds are received in excess of the above limits, they will be returned either by cheque to the account address or by a faster payment to the account where the payment was received from. 

4 – Withdrawals

No withdrawals are allowed during the fixed rate period. If you close your account before maturity, any interest you have earned will be calculated at the variable interest rate of our Easy Saver account. Following maturity, withdrawals are subject to the terms and conditions of the Society’s Easy Saver instant access account.

5 – Interest

Interest rate is fixed and will be added to your bond on maturity. It will be calculated on a daily basis so that interest on each cash deposit will be calculated over the period for which it is actually invested and not the entire period of your bond. As this is a one-year regular saver bond, no annual interest statement will be sent.

6 – Maturity

Your bond will mature on the first anniversary of the date of opening. We will write to you prior to maturity informing you of the investment options available at that time. If your instructions have not been received before the bond maturity date the proceeds of the bond will revert to the Society’s variable rate Easy Saver instant access account and will be subject to the interest rate and product terms and conditions of this account.

7 - Terms and Conditions

These Specific Product Terms and Conditions apply to this account in addition to our General Terms & Conditions for Savings Accounts. Where there is any inconsistency between the General Terms & Conditions for Savings Accounts and the Product Terms and Conditions, the Specific Terms and Conditions will apply.

 

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